New reptile species described in 1934
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Back to menu   Chronology of species descriptions of the reptiles of the world (since 1758)


Amphisbaenia (Worm Lizards): Amphisbaenidae (Typical Worm Lizards)

Chirindia bushbyi

Mozambique Round-headed Worm Lizard

1934 Chirindia bushbyi Cott

Sauria (Lizards): Anguidae (Slowworms, etc.)

Elgaria cedrosensis

Cedros Island Alligator Lizard

1934 Gerrhonotus cedrosensis Fitch


Elgaria nana

Los Coronados Alligator Lizard

1934 Gerrhonotus scincicauda nanus Fitch


Elgaria paucicarinata

San Lucan Alligator Lizard

1934 Gerrhonotus paucicarinatus Fitch

Sauria (Lizards): Dactyloidae (Anoles)

Audantia armouri

Black-throated Stout Anole

1934 Audantia armouri Cochran

Sauria (Lizards): Gekkonidae (Typical Geckos)

Cyrtodactylus papuensis

Papuan Bent-toed Gecko*

1934 Gymnodactylus papuensis Brongersma


Mediodactylus bartoni

Cretan Bent-toed Gecko*

1934 Gymnodactylus bartoni Stepanek

Sauria (Lizards): Lacertidae (Typical Lizards)

Philochortus zolii

Saharan Shield-backed Ground Lizard*

1934 Philochortus zolii Scortecci

Sauria (Lizards): Leiocephalidae (Curly-tailed Lizards)

Leiocephalus lunatus

Hispaniolan Maskless Curlytail

1934 Leiocephalus personatus lunatus Cochran

Sauria (Lizards): Phrynosomatidae (North American Lesser Iguanas)

Sceloporus maculosus

Rio Nazas Spiny Lizard

1934 Sceloporus maculosus Smith


Sceloporus megalepidurus

Veracruz Large-scaled Spiny Lizard

1934 Sceloporus megalepidurus Smith


Sceloporus ochoterenae

Queretaran Spiny Lizard

1934 Sceloporus ochoterenae Smith


Sceloporus olivaceus

Texas Spiny Lizard

1934 Sceloporus olivaceus Smith


Sceloporus parvus

Blue-bellied Spiny Lizard

1934 Sceloporus parvus Smith

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Leptosiaphos dewittei (first described as Lygosoma compressicauda De Witte 1933)

Congolese Leaf-litter Skink*

1934 Siaphos dewittei Loveridge [substitute name for Lygosoma compressicauda De Witte 1933]


Lipinia rouxi

New Ireland Striped Skink*

1934 Leiolopisma rouxi Hediger


Nessia bipes

Two-legged Snake Skink*

1934 Nessia smithi Deraniyagala [not Tetrapedos smithii Jan 1860] (currently Nessia bipes)


Nessia didactyla

Two-toed Snake Skink

1934 Acontias didactylus Deraniyagala

Sauria (Lizards): Sphaerodactylidae (Least Geckos, etc.)

Sphaerodactylus caicosensis

Turks and Caicos Banded Least Gecko

1934 Sphaerodactylus caicosensis Cochran


Sphaerodactylus mariguanae

Southern Bahamas Least Gecko

1934 Sphaerodactylus mariguanae Cochran

Sauria (Lizards): Tropiduridae (Rough-tailed Iguanas)

Stenocercus carrioni

Zamora Whorl-tailed Iguana*

1934 Stenocercus carrioni Parker

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Hebius annamensis

Annam Keelback

1934 Parahelicops annamensis Bourret


Hebius atemporalis

Tonkin Keelback

1934 Natrix atemporalis Bourret


Hebius chapaensis

Chapa Flat-nosed Snake

1934 Pararhabdophis chapaensis Bourret


Hebius deschauenseei

Northern Keelback

1934 Natrix deschauenseei Taylor


Helicops pastazae

Pastaza River Keelback*

1934 Helicops pastazae Shreve


Rhabdophis angeli

Tam Dao Keelback*

1934 Natrix (Rhabdophis) angeli Bourret


Rhabdophis callichroma

Bavi Keelback

1934 Natrix chrysarga callichroma Bourret

Serpentes (Snakes): Elapidae_1 (Cobras, Mambas, etc.)

Parapistocalamus hedigeri

Bougainville Coral Snake

1934 Parapistocalamus hedigeri Roux

Serpentes (Snakes): Elapidae_2 (Sea Snakes)

Laticauda crockeri

Rennell Island Sea Krait

1934 Laticauda crockeri Slevin

Serpentes (Snakes): Homalopsidae (Australasian Mud Snakes)

Enhydris longicauda

Long-tailed Mud Snake

1934 Hypsirhina longicauda Bourret


Enhydris subtaeniata

Mekong Mud Snake

1934 Hypsirhina enhydris subtaeniata Bourret

Serpentes (Snakes): Lamprophiidae (House Snakes, etc.)

Chamaelycus parkeri

Kivu Banded Snake

1934 Oophilositum parkeri Angel

Serpentes (Snakes): Typhlopidae (Typical Blind Snakes)

Malayotyphlops koekkoeki

Bunyu Island Blind Snake

1934 Typhlops koekkoeki Brongersma


Ramphotyphlops similis

Twenty-rowed Blind Snake

1934 Typhlops similis Brongersma


Ramphotyphlops supranasalis

Salawati Blind Snake

1934 Typhlops supranasalis Brongersma

Serpentes (Snakes): Viperidae (Vipers)

Agkistrodon laticinctus

Broad-banded Copperhead

1934 Agkistrodon mokasen laticinctus Gloyd & Conant


Ovophis tonkinensis

Tonkin Pitviper

1934 Trimeresurus tonkinensis Bourret

Testudines (Turtles): Geoemydidae (Eastern Pond Turtles)

Mauremys megalocephala

Chinese Broad-headed Pond Turtle

1934 Chinemys megalocephala Fang


Rhinoclemmys diademata

Maracaibo Wood Turtle

1934 Geoemyda punctularia diademata Mertens

Testudines (Turtles): Kinosternidae (American Mud and Musk Turtles)

Kinosternon creaseri

Yucatan Mud Turtle*

1934 Kinosternon creaseri Hartweg